Add a shine to your porch or patio with copper lighting. To get this look on a budget, you can take copper buckets, tubs or big bowls, which you can find new for less than $50, and drill a hole in the bottom, says designer Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. Add a light kit, which are sold from $5-$20, depending on the finish, and you have one-of-a-kind outdoor lighting.
A vaulted ceiling comprised of smooth wood panels makes an eye-catching addition to this outdoor kitchen. Meanwhile, recessed lighting and industrial pendants keep the space bright from morning to night.
Good lighting will not only help you enjoy your patio after the sun goes down but will also draw your eye vertically — important in a small space. This rattan pendant light makes a statement and shines a glow on the conversation area. Make sure to use outdoor cords and light bulbs.
This covered patio certainly has its perks: in addition to two comfortable, contemporary outdoor sofas, the space boasts a sleek fire pit that offers some warmth. Meanwhile, broad arches on all sides help showcase the sunset.
An eclectic hallway provides a transition from this contemporary home's kitchen to its outdoor space. French doors welcome in light, needed to counteract the darkness of the black wood floors. Quirky touches include the taxidermy busts and blue pendant lights.
This open air, poolside pavilion features warm, bright lighting giving a glowing atmosphere to the dining, lounging and cooking space. A pergola transitions from the open patio to the roofed outdoor living space. A variety of seating allows for guest to enjoy every angle and fixture in this luxurious patio set up.
Woven materials set a laid-back, stylish tone in this outdoor space. Lighting comes from a trio of globe pendants; hanging them from different heights and mixing their size makes them pretty to look at night or day.
One side of this pool house remains open to look out into the yard and let in a cool breeze. The gray sectional couch, barn pendant lights and built in cabinets make this outdoor space make feel as comfortable as an indoor one.